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Spain, Italy start Euro 2020 qualifying with wins

Spain and Italy both started their campaigns to qualify for the 2020 European Championships with wins over Scandinavian visitors on Saturday Spain needed to be bailed out by a veteran. Italy got a boost from some new faces. The former European champions started their campaigns to

Paco Alcacer making most of 2nd chance with Spain

Close to seeing his career stagnate, Paco Alcacer is making the most of a second chance to become Spain’s top striker. Alcacer scored twice in his first appearance for Spain in two-and-a-half years to lead a 4-1 away win at Wales in a friendly last week. On Monday, the former Barcelona

Paco Alcacer double helps Spain ease to Victory over Wales

Spain continued their sparkling start to life under Luis Enrique with a 4-1 win away to Wales in a friendly on Thursday helped by two goals from Paco Alcacer as they earned a third straight win since their former Barcelona manager took charge. Alcacer continued his rampant form by smashing the

DAVID SILVA RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL

Manchester City's Spain midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football. Silva, 32, won the 2010 World Cup and 2008 and 2012 European Championship titles and played 125 times for Spain after making his debut in 2006. He said he was "very proud" of his achievements with La Roja, and

Gerard Pique retires from international football

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirmed on Saturday that he is retiring from International football despite former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique appointed as Spain’s new coach after the sacking of Julen Lopetegui, who now manages Real Madrid. Pique made the announcement ahead of Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup match against Sevilla and said

Luis Enrique named new Spain coach

Spain have announced the appointment of former Roma and Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique as their new manager on a two-year contract. The 48-year-old takes over from Fernando Hierro, who was thrown into the role on the eve of La Roja's disappointing World Cup campaign following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui. Spain

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